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Clifton Webb (1889–1966)


Already trained in dance and theater, he quit school at age 13 to study music and painting. By 19 he was a professional ballroom dancer in New York, and by his mid-twenties he was performing in musicals, dramas on Broadway and in London, and in silent movies. His first real success in film came in middle age as the classy villain Waldo Lydecker in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 1962 Satan Never Sleeps
Father Bovard
 1959 Holiday for Lovers
Robert Dean
 1959 The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker
Mr. Horace Pennypacker
 1957 Boy on a Dolphin
Victor Parmalee
 1956 The Man Who Never Was
Lt. Cmdr. Ewen Montagu
 1954 Woman's World
Ernest Gifford
 1953 Mister Scoutmaster
Robert Jordan
 1952 Dreamboat
Thornton Sayre / Dreamboat / Bruce Blair
 1951 Elopement
Howard Osborne
 1950 For Heaven's Sake
Charles / Slim Charles
 1946 The Dark Corner
Hardy Cathcart
 1930 The Still Alarm (Short)
 1925 The Heart of a Siren
Maxim
 1925 New Toys
Tom Lawrence
 1924 Let Not Man Put Asunder
Maj. Bertie (uncredited)
 1920 Polly with a Past
Harry Richardson (uncredited)
 1917 National Red Cross Pageant
Dancer, The Pavane - French episode
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Other Works:

Stage Play: She's My Baby. Musical comedy/farce. Book by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby. Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Special Augmented Orchestra under the direction of: Gene Salzer. Costume Design by Francillon Inc. and Raymond Sovey. Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey. Choreographed by Mary Read. Directed by Edward Royce. ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 10 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

Created the role of Charles Condomine in Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit on the London and New York stages. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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